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Updated Canadian guidelines address obesity treatment, prevention

January 26, 2015

The Canadian Task Force on Preventative Health Care has released updated guidelines for the treatment and prevention of obesity in adults, according to data recently published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

The guidelines build on previous recommendations for the treatment of obesity published in 1999 and the prevention of obesity published in 2006.

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